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College of Veterinary Medicine

North American PRRS Symposium and
National Swine Improvement Federation Conference
2017 NA PRRS-NSIF Joint Meeting

Final Program


Thursday, November 30

4:00pm - 6:00pm Registration Desk Open
Streeterville Prefunction Room, 1st Floor, InterContinental Hotel

 

Friday, December 1

7:00am - 2:00pm Registration Desk Open
Streeterville Prefunction Room, 1st Floor, InterContinental Hotel

NSIF Conference - InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 7th Floor

 8:00amWelcome
Justin Fix, Conference Chair
 8:15am

Beyond the Farm
What is possible with big data? The human example.
Francia Mara - IRI

Pork in the Food Service Industry.
Stephen Gerike - National Pork Board

What's the future market pig look like, the buyer perspective?
Chuck Allison - Smithfield Foods 

 10:30amBreak 
 10:45am

Competencies for the Future
Moderator: Mark Knauer, North Carolina State University

University Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field
Maynard Hogberg - Iowa State University

Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field
Tom Rathje - DNA Genetics

Roundtable Discussion to Follow

 12:00pm

NSIF Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation - Renaissance Ballroom, 5th Floor

The Friday afternoon NSIF Conference session will run concurrently with the NA PRRS Symposium session

 1:30pm

Graduate Student Award Presentation

 2:00pm

Technologies - The Next Step
Sexed Semen Technology
Richard Leach - Fast Genetics

Population Management Using Genomics (ROH)
Jeremy Howard - University of Nebraska

 3:30pmBreak
 3:45pmAllflex USA/Destron Fearing Reception (NSIF Attendees)
 5:00pmConclusion of NSIF Program
 5:30pmNSIF/NA PRRS Keynote Speaker - Rennaissance Ballroom, 7th Floor 
Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon?
Dr. Alison Van Enennaam - University of California, Davis

 North American PRRS Symposium InterContinental Hotel,King Arthur Court, 3rd Floor

Global Infectious Disease

The Friday afternoon NA PRRS Symposium session will run concurrently with the NSIF conference session

Moderators: Paul Sundberg, SHIC; Ying Fang and Bob Rowland, Kansas State University

 1:00pmSetting priorities for disease threats and strategies
Paul Sundberg - SHIC
 1:20pm Perspectives on the development of global efforts for disease control
Alex Morrow - STAR-IDAZ IRC
 1:45pm Things your epidemiologist never told your about surveillance
Jeff Zimmerman - Vet Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Iowa State University 
 2:05pm Here we go again? Emergence of a novel swine enteric alphacoronavirus (SeACov) in Southern China
Yao-Wei Huang - Zhejiang University 
 2:30pm Break 
 3:00pmNovel approaches for assessing the risks of importing viruses from other countries through feed and feed ingredients
Scott Dee - Pipestone; Diego Diel - South Dakota State University; Megan Niederwerder - Kansas State University
 4:00pm Emerging swine disease diagnostics and characterization: connecting basic research to real-world applications
Ying Fang - Kansas State University
 4:20pm Comparison of historic and contemporary strains of Senecavirus A
[Abstract #8] Alexandra Buckley - USDA ARS VPRU 
 4:40pm MinION Next-Generation Sequencing-based Routine Identification and Strain Typing of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus
[Abstract #52] Kevin Linhares - Virginia Tech 
 5:00pm Conclusion of Global Infections Disease Program
 5:30pm NSIF/NA PRRS Keynote Speaker - Rennaissance Ballroom, 7th Floor
Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon?
Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam - University of California, Davis

 

Saturday, December 2

7:00am - 10:00am Registration Desk Open
Streeterville Prefunction Room, 1st Floor, InterContinental Hotel

NSIF Conference - InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 7th Floor

PRRS in the Field
[special program sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc]
Moderator: Dr. Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota

8:00amWelcome
Dr. Jens Kjaer - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc
8:05amPRRS Field Applicable Research Update
University of Minnesota - Montse Torremorell
  • Research update/summary
  • What are we doing/learning?
  • Field relevance & applications
  • What's next?
9:00amIowa State University - Daniel Linhares
  • Research update/summary
  • What are we doing/learning?
  • Field relevance & applications
  • What's next?
10:00amBreak - Empire Ballroom
10:30amUniversity of Illinois - Jim Lowe and Ben Blair
Are cull sow movements impacting disease transmission?
11:00amCurrent status - "State of the Union" - PRRS vaccine research
BI-R&D - Mike Roof
11:30amPanel Discussion with Speakers
Moderated by Montse Torremorell
12:00pmLUNCH - Renaissance Ballroom, 5th Floor

NA PRRS/NSIF Joint Session – InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 7th Floor

Translational Research: The Genetics of Disease Resistance
Updates on Current Progress and a Vision for the Future

Moderators: Jack Dekkers - Iowa State University and Bob Rowland - Kansas State University
1:00pmIntroduction of the Program
Jack Dekkers and Bob Rowland
1:10pmPRRS overview and description of disease phenotypes and models for genetic research
Bob Rowland - Kansas State University
1:40pmProbing mechanisms of PRRS resistance
Joan Lunney - USA ARS BARC
2:10pmNew PRRS disease phenotypes as vaccine and genetic improvement targets
Andrea Wilson - Roslin Institute
2:40pmBreak - Empire Ballroom
3:10pmResilience and PRRS in a natural disease challenge model
Graham Plastow - University of Alberta
3:40pmViral genetics and application to vaccine development
Jay Calvert - Zoetis, Inc
4:10pmPorcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome genetic resistance: an online class at destination of swine experts and professionals
Perle Boyer - University of Minnesota
4:30pmUsing genetic selection and genomics to combat infectious disease
Jack Dekkers - Iowa State University
5:00pmDiscussion
6:00pmPoster Session and Reception
Streeterville Ballroom/Avenue Ballroom, 1st Floor
Sponsored by Zoetis, Inc

Sunday, December 3

7:15am BREAKFAST - Renaissance Ballroom, 5th Floor

NA PRRS Symposium - InterContinental Hotel, Renaissance Ballroom, 5th Floor

Presentations Selected from Abstracts
Moderators: Diego Diel - South Dakota State University and Laura Miller - USDA ARS NADC
8:00amAbstract #46
"Evaluation of the number of samples required to accurately quantify PRRS viral load at the maternal-fetal interface"
Carolina Malgarin - Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
8:15amAbstract #33
"Concurrent but consecutive vaccination of modified live type 1 and type 2 PRRSV provides better protection in nursery pigs"
Yashavanth Shaan Lakshmanappa - Department of Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University
8:30amAbstract #34
"Adenovirus-vectored novel African Swine Fever Virus multi-antigen cocktail elicit strong but non-protective immune responses in commercial pigs"
Shehnaz Lokhandwala - Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University
8:45amAbstract #23
"Fecal microbiota transplantation improves outcome in nursery pigs following co-infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine circovirus type 2d"
Megan Niederwerder - Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University
9:00amAbstract #24
"Double-stranded viral RNA persists in vitro and in vivo during prolonged infection of PRRSV"
Pencheng Shang - Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University
9:15amAbstract #14
"Dynamic of adaptive immune responses following Senecavirus A infection in pigs"
Mayara Maggioli - Animal Disease Research & Diagnostic Laboratory, South Dakota State University
9:30amAbstract #6
"Inhibition of type III interferons in the intestinal epithelial cells by porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and innate immune evasion"
Qingzhan Zhang - Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois
9:45amAbstract #65
"CD163 PSTII domain is required for PRRSV-2 infection"
Ana Stoian - Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University
10:00amBreak
10:30amAbstract #60
"A dual ribosomal frameshifting mechanism transactivated by an arterivirus protein and host cellular factors"
Yanhua Li - Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University
10:45amAbstract #55
"Glycoprotein 3 of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus exhibits an unusual hairpin-like membrane topology"
Minze Zhang - Institute of Virology, Free University Berlin
11:00amAbstract #5
"Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Nucleocapsid Protein Activates NF-kappa B through Binding to PIAS1"
Hanzhong Ke - Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois
11:15amAbstract #31
"MYH9 Protein C-Terminal Domain blocks PRRSV infection"
En-Min Zhou - College of Veterinary Medicine, Northwest A&F University, China
11:30amAbstract #16
"PRRSV hijacks karyopherin alpha6 to facilitate the viral replication"
Liping Yang - VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland
11:45amAbstract #18
"Relationships of polymorphisms in the regulator of G-protein signaling 16 gene with porcine circovirus type 2 viremia in naturally infected Yorkshire pigs"
Kyu-Sang Lim - Iowa State University
12:00pmClosing remarks